The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 663 632 672
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 276 357 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 195 264 280
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 249 £80,000 +6.66% 28
London -21 151 £81,250 - 16
South East +16 36 £80,000 +15.94% 3
City of London +20 23 £82,500 +50.00% 4
West Yorkshire +45 22 £62,000 +39.32% 6
Yorkshire +38 22 £62,000 +7.82% 6
Berkshire -3 13 £70,000 -6.66% 1
East of England +28 12 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Surrey +40 11 £90,000 -
Bradford - 11 £68,750 - 5
Bedfordshire +14 10 £85,000 +25.92%
Leeds +29 9 £54,800 +23.14% 1
East Midlands +7 8 £67,500 +56.97%
West Midlands -32 6 £71,250 +1.78%
Bracknell - 6 £70,000 -
Guildford - 6 £90,000 -
North West +17 5 £62,000 +3.33% 1
Staines +16 5 £90,000 -
Nottingham +13 5 £67,500 +57.89%
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £67,500 +57.89%
Scotland +4 5 £81,250 +85.02%
Edinburgh - 5 £81,250 -
Reading +18 4 £68,750 +14.58%
South West +13 4 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire +4 4 - - 1
Luton - 4 £85,000 -
Manchester +13 3 £65,000 -25.71%
Brighton +7 3 £80,000 +28.00%
East Sussex +5 3 £80,000 +28.00%
Uxbridge +4 3 - -

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 144 (28.86%) Finance
2 131 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (22.24%) TOGAF
4 101 (20.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 100 (20.04%) Retail
6 82 (16.43%) Java
7 81 (16.23%) SOA
8 80 (16.03%) Oracle
9 74 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (13.43%) E-Commerce
11 66 (13.23%) Microsoft
12 64 (12.83%) Mentoring
13 63 (12.63%) TDD
13 63 (12.63%) Banking
14 61 (12.22%) JavaScript
15 59 (11.82%) HTML
15 59 (11.82%) Analytics
16 55 (11.02%) Web Services
16 55 (11.02%) CRM
16 55 (11.02%) Degree
17 53 (10.62%) .NET
18 51 (10.22%) Windows
19 47 (9.42%) Big Data
20 44 (8.82%) ITIL
21 42 (8.42%) MS Excel
21 42 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (8.22%) REST
22 41 (8.22%) Presales
22 41 (8.22%) Scrum

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (6.61%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.41%) IIS
3 16 (3.21%) Apache
4 13 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.00%) CMS
7 5 (1.00%) Documentum
7 5 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.60%) Confluence
9 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.20%) Flinto
5 1 (0.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.20%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (3.21%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.60%) Exstream
5 3 (0.60%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.20%) RMDS
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.21%) Office 365
3 15 (3.01%) SaaS
4 14 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.40%) PaaS
6 8 (1.60%) IaaS
7 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.80%) GitHub
8 3 (0.60%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.60%) Google Play
9 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.01%) LAN
1 25 (5.01%) WAN
2 22 (4.41%) HTTP
3 16 (3.21%) Internet
4 15 (3.01%) iSCSI
5 12 (2.40%) Multicast
5 12 (2.40%) SAN
6 11 (2.20%) FCoE
6 11 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (2.20%) NAS
7 10 (2.00%) Firewall
7 10 (2.00%) Network Security
8 8 (1.60%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.40%) VPN
10 6 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.20%) DNS
10 6 (1.20%) VoIP
11 5 (1.00%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.00%) DHCP
11 5 (1.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.42%) Big Data
2 33 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.41%) DB2
5 16 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.00%) MySQL
8 10 (2.00%) OLAP
8 10 (2.00%) OLTP
8 10 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 9 (1.80%) SAP HANA
10 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.00%) DataStage
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.00%) QualityStage
13 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 21 (4.21%) Maven
3 15 (3.01%) Hudson
4 14 (2.81%) Gradle
5 11 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.40%) Subversion
7 5 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.80%) JIRA
8 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.60%) Ant
9 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.60%) Grunt
9 3 (0.60%) Robolectric
9 3 (0.60%) Selenium
10 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.40%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.40%) JUnit
10 2 (0.40%) Mockito
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 144 (28.86%) Finance
2 100 (20.04%) Retail
3 63 (12.63%) Banking
4 27 (5.41%) Marketing
5 22 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.40%) Automotive
7 10 (2.00%) Front Office
7 10 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.40%) Back Office
10 6 (1.20%) Billing
11 5 (1.00%) Local Government
12 4 (0.80%) Advertising
12 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.60%) Legal
14 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Law
14 2 (0.40%) Military
15 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.82%) HTML
2 55 (11.02%) Web Services
3 53 (10.62%) .NET
4 41 (8.22%) REST
5 38 (7.62%) XML
6 36 (7.21%) HTML5
7 33 (6.61%) AngularJS
8 32 (6.41%) JSON
9 31 (6.21%) Spring
10 27 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 27 (5.41%) Middleware
11 23 (4.61%) CSS
12 22 (4.41%) Node.js
13 18 (3.61%) Spring Integration
14 16 (3.21%) Backbone.js
15 15 (3.01%) React
16 12 (2.40%) SOAP
17 10 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (2.00%) jQuery
18 9 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.20%) User Experience
7 10 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.60%) Blockchain
9 8 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.60%) PKI
10 7 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.20%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.20%) Derivative
11 6 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.80%) DataPower
12 4 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.22%) Windows
2 26 (5.21%) Linux
3 17 (3.41%) Android
4 15 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.01%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.61%) Solaris
6 6 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.80%) Unix
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (22.24%) TOGAF
3 101 (20.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 81 (16.23%) SOA
5 74 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (13.43%) E-Commerce
7 64 (12.83%) Mentoring
8 63 (12.63%) TDD
9 59 (11.82%) Analytics
10 55 (11.02%) CRM
11 44 (8.82%) ITIL
12 42 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (8.22%) Presales
13 41 (8.22%) Scrum
14 40 (8.02%) Project Management
15 34 (6.81%) Logistics
15 34 (6.81%) Zachman Framework
16 33 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (6.41%) MVC
18 31 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.43%) Java
2 61 (12.22%) JavaScript
3 34 (6.81%) SQL
4 32 (6.41%) C#
5 28 (5.61%) Scala
6 18 (3.61%) Groovy
7 15 (3.01%) PHP
8 8 (1.60%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.40%) Ruby
10 6 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.00%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.00%) Clojure
12 4 (0.80%) C
13 3 (0.60%) Python
13 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.60%) VBA
14 2 (0.40%) C++
14 2 (0.40%) Perl
14 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (11.02%) Degree
2 19 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.61%) CCNP
4 13 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.40%) CITP
6 6 (1.20%) CISSP
7 5 (1.00%) CCIE
7 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.80%) IISP
9 3 (0.60%) ISEB
9 3 (0.60%) MBA
9 3 (0.60%) MCSD
9 3 (0.60%) PhD
9 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) MBCS
10 2 (0.40%) MCITP
10 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.21%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) COBIT
3 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.60%) MiFID
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.41%) Docker
3 16 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.21%) NFS
4 12 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.20%) KVM
5 11 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (2.20%) SRDF
5 11 (2.20%) Xen
6 4 (0.80%) vCloud
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (0.80%) Puppet
4 4 (0.80%) SCCM
4 4 (0.80%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.60%) SCOM
6 2 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.20%) MOM
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (16.03%) Oracle
2 66 (13.23%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.22%) VMware
4 31 (6.21%) Cisco
5 28 (5.61%) IBM
6 20 (4.01%) SAP
7 15 (3.01%) Citrix
8 14 (2.81%) MuleSoft
8 14 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.40%) EMC
9 12 (2.40%) Intel
9 12 (2.40%) NetApp
9 12 (2.40%) TIBCO
10 11 (2.20%) Google
10 11 (2.20%) Informatica
11 10 (2.00%) ATG
11 10 (2.00%) Pega
12 9 (1.80%) Hyperion
12 9 (1.80%) Retek
12 9 (1.80%) webMethods
Berkshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Anchor
Salary: Competitive & Negotiable DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56500 - £71500 per annum + pension, bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Modis
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + car + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £55-60,000 + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago